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Newport, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked into this motel based on the photos that we had seen on Trivago. After booking in we were given our key. We found the room and unloaded the car. The door into the toilet creaked when open and shut, and jammed in its door jam. But when we sighted the fibre build up on the fan shroud when...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have travelled extensively and this by far is the worst - nothing at all like the photos - extremely dated and expensive given how dated this is. The WORST case of false advertising I have experienced when it comes to hotels. Bar/restaurant is CLOSED because it is a PUBLIC HOLIDAY. Seriously.

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Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 5 stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment which was clean and adequate for our 2 night stay. Nothing fancy but it had everything we needed, was in a quiet location and from there was easy to get to Questacon and other museums.

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Dorothy W, Forrest Hotel And Apartments Team at Forrest Hotel And Apartments, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for taking the time to review Forrest Hotel and Apartments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and found us so handy to all that Canberra has to offer. Safe Travels The Forrest Hotel Team

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were lucky enough to be in the apartments which are around the corner from the actual hotel part (which is really an old refurbished motel by the look of it). It is quiet and peaceful, in a treed neighbourhood. there was a separate bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen was well appointed, and the lounge room tho small was comfortable....

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Dorothy W, Forrest Hotel And Apartments Team at Forrest Hotel And Apartments, responded to this review

Thank-you for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and discovered Manuka Village. Its so handy having Manuka Village on our doorstep. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. The Forrest Hotel Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very convenient location. Easy parking. Reception not quite as helpfull as I expected. Room very clean and comfortable. Free WiFi. This hotel is good value for money and I will be very happy to come back again.

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Dorothy W, Forrest Hotel and Apartments Team at Forrest Hotel And Apartments, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review your feedback is important to us and we will certainly address your ehlpful concern. We are so glad you found us clean and comfortable and well appointed. We look forward to welcoming you back soon we hope. The Forrest Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Canberra for an interview and stayed at the hotel for one night. The only good thing about the hotel was the hot chocolate and the pleasant service staff. I got there at 7:30 pm and was told that I have been upgraded to a superior suite which was anything but that. I then came to know that the...

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Thank Rajendra P
Belleville, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stumbled upon this wonderful hotel by chance. Next time, we'll reserve on purpose. It is one of the nicest places we have stay throughout this trip. Certainly, the room, was bright, clean, comfortable, and well appointed ... but the people and the service were The real reason this place shone. Lots of smiles, with everyone willing...

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Dorothy W, Forrest Hotel And Apartments Team at Forrest Hotel And Apartments, responded to this review

Thank- you for your delightful review it was so lovely to meet you both and we look forward to your return. Safe Travels the Forrest Team

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did book at short notice but for $250 tiny, tiny room. Only 1 night. Ridiculously small bathroom. my husband could not sit on the toilet as the toilet roll holder was in the way of his legs. Did not find the bed comfortable and a lot of noise from outside till early hours of the morning. coffee and tea...

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Thank Sandra342446
Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for only i night room was comfortable and clean bed was good, the shower head (rose ) was fantastic loved the shower.We had dinner and breakfast in the restaurant both very good this is a family run business the family go out of there way to make you welcome. Will stay again then next in Canberra the location...

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Dorothy W, Forrest Hotel and Apartments Team at Forrest Hotel And Apartments, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed our hospitality and you found the restaurant so pleasing. It is so lovely to receive such lovely feedback, you have made our day. Kind Regards The Forrest Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived to a bubbly young girl who was helpful. The room was small and with self contained facilities and with mini stove, microwave, fridge and plates and cutlery to accommodate the out of house food purchases, for dinner and or brekky. It's was very convenient. I noticed the brekky menu was extensive and the view of the park opposite...

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Dorothy W, Forrest And Apartments Team at Forrest Hotel And Apartments, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for your kind and informative review. We are so pleased you found your stay so comfortable and you enjoyed the complimentary touches. We are so happy you enjoyed our surroundings, Autumn is such a lovely time of year in Canberra. Kind Regards The Forrest team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forrest Hotel and Apartments is a wonderful family owned and operated hotel in the heart of Canberra. We offer FREE WIFI FREE PARKING AND ESPRESSO COFFEE!!! Located just behind Parliament House in the leafy suburb of Forrest, we are ideally suited for government, business and leisure travel.We have 76 hotel rooms and 40 serviced apartments, with a conference room, restaurant and deck overlooking the beautiful parkland setting.Accommodation options:• Standard Room (sleeps 2): Enjoy the cosy comfort of double or twin share rooms • One Bedroom Apartment (sleeps 4): Spacious and private with separate kitchen and lounge area• Family Rooms Two Rooms (sleeps 5): kitchen/lounge/dining• Executive Two Bedroom Apartments (sleeps 4): Stylish decor and ultimate comfort and facilities ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forrest Hotel And Apartments

Address: 30 National Cct | Forrest, Canberra 2603, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: ₹ 5,659 - ₹ 9,805 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Forrest Hotel And Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 120
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Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Canberra
#14 Family Hotel in Canberra
#14 Romantic Hotel in Canberra
#19 Business Hotel in Canberra
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“Go somewhere else”
Famtravels28, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“go for the apartments around the corner (still their hotel but a separate building.)”
sherrym1au, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an apartment in Albany Apartments on Dominion Circuit”
L9217JVpeterl, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No rooms for the disabled, but some ground floor apartments have easy access.”
_barbal100, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Through the arch and out the back please.”
jeffreyg879, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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